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Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • College transcripts
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • College course in statistics (with a grade of B or better). This requirement may be waived if students complete this free statistics course, enroll in MATH-138 concurrently with their first semester of graduate studies, or by approval of the admissions staff.
  • It is strongly recommended that students complete this free computer science course, if they do not have prior programming experience.
  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Program Description

The Certificate in Data Science uses the same application process as the MS in Data Science. Students can receive a certificate after completing four graduate-level Data Science classes. Reach out to the Data Science admissions team to learn more at

Application Deadlines

Keep up-to-date with our application deadlines. We know it’s a big decision, which is why we offer multiple options to best fit your situation.

We also offer a rolling deadline for applications received after May. Decisions for these applications will be released on a space-available basis.